The Things We Cherished
By Pam Jenoff
* Pam Jenoff returns to writing epic WWII love stories, of the kind that made KOMMANDANT'S GIRL such a big bestseller
* War would tear them apart. Would they ever meet again?
Roger Dykmans, a university student, is living with his brother Hans, an international emissary who's secretly working against the Nazis. As time goes by, Roger finds himself increasingly drawn to Magda, Hans' Jewish wife. But their secret world is turned upside down when Magda and her young daughter, Anna, are arrested by the Nazis. The Gestapo make a deal with Roger: if he hands over information about Hans' operations, they'll set Magda and Anna free. Suddenly, Roger is faced with an impossible decision: should he betray his brother to save the woman they both love?
Spanning decades and continents, The Things We Cherished explores the strength of true love under the worst of circumstances.
Pam Jenoff is the internationally bestselling author of four novels, including Kommandant's Girl and The Diplomat's Wife. She served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and as a Foreign Service Officer with the State Department. She presently lives near Philadelphia and teaches at Rutgers School of Law.
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10 Nov 2011
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Pam Jenoff weaves an intriguing and intelligent story with a delicacy that is captivating. The triangular love stories are threaded together with skill and passion, while at the heart of it ticks the clock that holds the answers. Jenoff evokes in touching detail a significant point in twentieth-century history and makes it resonate for readers today — Kate Furnivall, author of THE RUSSIAN CONCUBINE
This is a historically impressive book — Mystery People